Calendar (Week 1) – February 1-7, 2016

Monday 1

Black History Month Puzzle Challenge. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. Find the answers to trivia questions during the month of February that relate to Black History Month. For each question you get right, you’ll get a puzzle piece to add to our puzzle. Let’s see if we can finish the puzzle together by the end of the month. For children of all ages. Library Hours, February.

Do You Love Your Library. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Multiple branches; 330-744-8636. Come celebrate Library Lover’s Month in February by filling out a slip of paper with a simple statement saying why you love your library. Participants will receive the “I Heart My library” window decal. One decal per family please. For entire family. Newport Library, Library Hours, February; Brownlee Woods Library, Library Hours, February; Campbell Library, Library Hours, February; East Library, Library Hours, February; Struthers Library, Library Hours, February; West Library, Library Hours, February.

How Many Kisses. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. Can you guess how many Hershey’s kisses are in the jar? If your guess is the closest, you can take them all home. Children grades 1-6. Library Hours, February.

Match the Couples. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Multiple branches; 330-744-8636. Can you match the characters from popular teen books? Give it a try for a chance to win a small prize. For grades 6-12. Austintown Library, Library Hours, February; Tri-Lakes Library, Library Hours, February.

Trim a Tree for February. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Multiple branches; 330-744-8636. Decorate an ornament for our all-season tree. Library hours. Children of all ages. Austintown Library, Library Hours, February; Newport Library, Library Hours, February; Poland Library, Library Hours, February; Springfield Library, Library Hours, February.

Grab & Go Craft for February. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Multiple branches; 330-744-8636. Make a craft to take home. Children of all ages. Canfield Library, Library Hours, February; Main Library, 5:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1; Tri-Lakes Library, Library Hours, February.

Guess ‘N’ Go – Do You Know. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Multiple branches; 330-744-8636. Counting kisses. Candy kisses, that is. Closest guess wins the jar. Children of all ages. Canfield Library, Library Hours, February; Greenford Library, Library Hours, February; Sebring Library, Library Hours, February.

Half-Price Sales in February at the Friends of PLYMC Bookstore. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. Special book sale for Valentine’s Day: from Feb. 1-14, half-price sale on all romance, fiction, softbounds, cookbooks, self-help and craft books. From Feb. 15-29, in honor of Presidents Day, half-price sale on all history, presidents, government and political books. Friends of PLYMC Bookstore, lower level, Poland Library, month of February.

Freedom Quilt Fun. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Multiple branches; 330-744-8636. Come help celebrate Black History Month, and design a square to add to the library’s Freedom Quilt. For children of all ages. East Library, Library Hours, February; Newport Library, Library Hours, February.

America’s Schoolmaster: The Early Days of William Holmes McGuffey. Melnick Museum, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. William Holmes McGuffey taught millions how to read and study. Learn more about the early days of McGuffey and his boyhood homestead in Coitsville (now known as the McGuffey Wildlife Preserve and part of Mill Creek MetroParks). Through Dec. 2016. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Textiles of Perception. Weller Gallery, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. The work of Cheryl Eddie Deibel showcases beautiful floral fabric collages. Feb. 1-21. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Makerspace Mondays. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335.  For teens in grades 7 to 12. 3-4:30 p.m., Feb. 1, 8, 29.

Pups and Pages. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension 206. Children gain confidence and improve their reading skills as they read to an uncritical and tail-wagging audience.Children from kindergarten to grade 6 may sign up for 15-minute sessions to read aloud to a registered therapy dog at the library. Dogs are provided by K-9s for Compassion, a Delta Society pet partner group that assists with animal-assisted activity and animal-assisted therapy. Registration is required. 6-7:30 p.m.

Preschool Storytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335.  Features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For children ages 3 to 5. Mondays, Feb. 1, 8, 29 at 6 p.m.; Tuesdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16 at 11 a.m. 6 p.m.

Preschool Storytime. Lordstown Branch Library, 1471 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown; 330-824-2094. Preschool Storytime features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For ages 3 to 5. Feb. 1, 8, 29. 1 p.m.

Baby Brilliant: Playtime at Your Library. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Multiple branches; 330-744-8636. Prepare for Kindergarten through play. We’ll read a story and have fun with developmentally appropriate games and activities that you can do with your child to help them get ready for Kindergarten. For ages 2-6. All children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 18; Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 12; Main Library, 6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1. 6 p.m.

Know Your Customers: Exploring the Library’s Business Databases. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. Join Stuart Gibbs, the Business and Investment Center librarian, to learn about your customers and potential customers. The featured databases, DemographicsNow – Library Edition, Local Market Audience Analyst, and ReferenceUSA’s U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles bring timely and authoritative data and insights for your marketing plan. To register, call 330-744-8636 and ask for Information Services or register online using the events calendar. For adults. Boardman Library Tech Room, 6:30 p.m.

Weekly: Youngstown Executive Toastmasters 408 Meeting. Shepherd of the Valley, 301 W. Western Reserve Road, Poland; http://www.speakingclub.org. Practice skills useful in public speaking, including giving speeches, speaking extemporaneously and listening. Includes peer feedback and evaluation. This nonprofit educational organization operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication. Meetings are free for guests; members pay $36 every six months. 6:45-8:45 p.m.

Reader’s Choice Book Club. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636.We will discuss “The Kite Runner”, by Khaled Hosseini. Share your favorite books and find out what new ones are being published. We will preview March’s book, “Mr. Mercedes” by Stephen King. For adults. 7 p.m.

Twice-Monthly: Youngstown Camera Club. Christ’s Church, 7155 Glenwood Ave., Boardman; 330-793-8316. Youngstown Camera Club meetings are open to anyone interested in digital photography. Meetings occur the first and third Monday. Interested people can find the latest information on the club’s website: http://ycc.photoforge.org. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday 2

Recreational Hikes. Various locations, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107.  Recreational Hikes, generally led by volunteers, are faster paced to focus on exercise. 9 a.m., Feb. 2: Groundhog Day Hike. Meet at Ford Nature Center. Moderate, 2 or 4 miles. 9 a.m., Feb. 17: Meet at overflow parking lot on West Golf Drive. Easy, 1 or 3 miles. 9 a.m.

Jewels of Winter Orchid Exhibit. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Orchids are the jewels of the plant world, full of color, let them dazzle you with their brilliance and splendor. During the heart of winter, find the spirit of the tropics here at the Davis Center as you observe these exotic beauties on display. Bring your camera, as there will be plenty of amazing flowers to photograph. Feb. 2-March 13. Tuesdays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Yoga in the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Bring a mat and small blanket. Feb. 2, 4 , 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25. 9:30-11 a.m. $12 per session.

Baby Brilliant: Bonding with Babies & Books. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Multiple branches; 330-744-8636. For caregivers and their little ones who are 6 to 23 months. Twenty minutes of language enrichment including rhymes, songs and stories, followed by time to play and socialize. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23; Boardman Library, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23; Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25; Poland Library, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24. 10 a.m.

Ford Hunt & Hike: Groundhogs. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. This year is the park district’s quasquicentennial (125th anniversary). Stop by the Ford Nature Center to locate the 25 groundhogs hidden to commemorate this milestone and then go on a hike of your choice.Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m., Feb. 2-29.

Preschool Storytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension 206. Preschool storytime features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For children ages 3 to 5. Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23. 11 a.m.

Preschool Storytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Brookfield branch, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; 330-448-8134. Preschool Storytime features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For children ages 3 to 5. 1 p.m., Feb. 2, 9, 16.

Orchid Walk-Up Clinic. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Bring your orchids and have an orchid expert look at your plant, talk about its culture, help you repot it if necessary. Drop-in. 6-8 p.m., Feb. 2 or 1-3 p.m., Feb. 20. 6 p.m.

Swing Dance Class. Pioneer Pavilion, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown. 44511; 330-740-7107. Come out and have fun learning this easy to follow popular dance. No partner? No problem! Everyone learns this paired dance together. Beginners welcome and encouraged! Call FNC for details. Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 1. 6-7 p.m. $5/class at the door.

Preschool Storytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335.  Features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For children ages 3 to 5. 6 p.m., Feb. 1, 8, 29 and 11 a.m. on Feb. 2, 9, 16. 11 a.m.

Salsa Dance Class. Pioneer Pavilion, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown. 44511; 330-740-7107. Enjoy learning this easy to pick up fun Latin dance. No partner? No problem! Everyone learns this paired dance together. Beginners welcome and encouraged! Call FNC for details. Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23, and March 1. 7-8 p.m. $5/class at the door.

Wednesday 3

Chair to Mat Movement. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Chair to Mat Movement™ with Michelle O’Brien is designed to increase mobility and flexibility for those who find seated floor movement challenging. Drop-in. Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24. 9-10 a.m. $10/class.

Gotta Move Story Time. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Multiple branches; 330-744-8636. For children ages 2-5 who are accompanied by a caregiver. Join the Library for a variety of musical and movement activities that appeal to the “young and restless,” stimulate brain development, and motivate language learning. Adults and kids, get ready to act out stories and rhymes, sing and dance, and talk and play. Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 11, 25; Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24; Poland Library, 6:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 29; Sebring Library, noon, Thursday, Feb. 11, 25; Tri-Lakes Library, 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 25. 10 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Tales & Talk for 2s & 3s. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Multiple branches; 330-744-8636. Join the Library for developmentally appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 2-3) become a successful reader. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 10*, 17, 24; Boardman Library, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 17, 24; Canfield Library, 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 9*, 16, 23; Poland Library, 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25. 10 a.m.

Music and Movement. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension 206. Children learn language and motor skills through an energetic combination of music, movement, and books. For toddlers 19 to 35 months old with a parent or caregiver.  Registration is required. 10 a.m. and at 11 a.m., Feb. 3, 10, 17.

Time for Tots. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Cortland Branch Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, Cortland; 330-638-6335.  A developmentally appropriate storytime program for children ages 2 to 3 ¬Ω with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required and begins one week before the start of each session. Feb. 3, 10. 11 a.m.

Baby Brilliant: Pre-Kindergarten Story Time. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. This program is for 4- and 5-year-olds to help develop pre-literacy and kindergarten readiness skills. We will use books, stories, rhymes, music, movement, and crafts to help your child get ready for kindergarten. Occurs Feb., 3, 10, 17 and 24. 11:30 a.m.

Weekly: Rotary Club of Warren Meeting. Enzo’s, 2918 Elm Road, Warren; 330-369-7500.  The Warren Rotary chapter will meet for lunch and a business meeting. Wednesdays. Noon.

T’ai Chi Step One in the Gardens. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Warm-ups, breathing exercises and movements will ease stress, improve health, and increase vitality. Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24. Noon-1 p.m. $10/class.

Basic Computer Class. Public Library, multiple branches. Learn very basic computer skills. This is a beginner’s class that will cover use of a mouse, computer terms, and simple internet use. Space is limited to 5. Call to register 330-744-8636 and specify the library and Basic Computer Class. For adults. Main Library, 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 15; Newport Library, 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24. 12:30 p.m.

Ongoing: Wednesdays at the WOW. Oh Wow, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914. Explore in the museum’s InspireWorks Lab. Free with museum admission. http://www.ohwowkids.org. 4-5:30 p.m.

Great Lives: Learning about Edna Lewis. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension 206.  This series for children in grades 1-6 explores great thoughts by learning about influential people through arts, crafts, books, and videos. This month will feature Edna Lewis, the groundbreaking African-American chef who became well-known in the 1940s. Registration is required. 4 p.m.

Canfield Friends of PLYMC Women’s Book Discussion Group. Public Library, Canfield branch; 43 W. Main St., 44406; 330-744-8636. Canfield Friends of PLYMC Women’s Book Discussion Group meets every third Tuesday of the month. For adults.6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 16

Yoga Class. Public Library, Poland Branch, 311 S. Main St., 44514; 330-744-8636. Yoga Class is $10 a session. Come when you can attend. Sponsored by the Friends of PLYMC. For adults. Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24. 5 p.m.

Lit Youngstown First Wednesday Reading. Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts, 32 N. Phelps St., Youngstown. Tonight’s monthly reading will feature a number of writers. Dr. Phil Brady will read from his new book, “To Banquet with the Ethiopians.” Brady is a professor of English at YSU and has taught at University College Cork in Ireland. He is co-founder and executive director of Etruscan Press. Next, Lynn Lurie will read from her novel “Quick Kills,” published by Etruscan Press. Lurie is an attorney with a master’s degree in international affairs and an MFA in writing. She is a mentor at Girls Write Now in New York City.  Student contributors to CROW (Compose: A Review of Writing) will follow. Featured essayists will be Charin George, Andrew Cruickshank, Stephen Vidman, Pedro Morales, Michael Kosonovinich, Erin Collins, Savannah Campbell and Amy Allen. Angela Messenger of the YSU Writing Center is the editor of CROW, which highlights essays from YSU’s English Composition program. 7 p.m.

Thursday 4

Toddler Tales. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Storytime for toddlers 19 to 35 months old with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required for each session. Occurs Feb. 4, 11 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Fitness Fun Story Time. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, Multiple branches; 330-744-8636. Join the Library for stories and activities selected from the “Eat, Play, Grow” program. Good fun and good nutrition. Prizes and snacks will be given. Sponsored by the Mahoning Valley Kids Coalition. For toddlers and preschoolers. Austintown Library, 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 4; Boardman Library, 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10. 10 a.m.

Preschool Storytime. Liberty Branch Library, 415 Churchill-Hubbard Road, Liberty, 44505; 330-759-2589. Preschool storytime features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For children ages 3 to 5. Feb. 4, 11, 18. 11:30 a.m.

Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2010. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension 206. Create a simple one-page flyer using the basic tools of Microsoft Publisher 2010 and learn how to use these tools to create newsletters, brochures and greeting cards. Registration is required. 2-4 p.m.

Weekly: Warriors Inc.: Hooked on Fishing Not On Drugs. Warriors Inc., 2733 Market St., Youngstown; 330-783-3276. This is a weekly, state certified program that focuses on preventing drug use through fishing and aquatic resource education. 5-6 p.m. Free.

Thursdays at Main for Teens. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807. Teens entering grades 7 to 12 can stop in for different movies, games, crafts and activities each week. 5 p.m., Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25.

Weekly: Polish Youngstown Cultural Preservation. 330-646-4082 or http://www.Polishyoungstown.com. Krakowiaki Polish Folk Circle (Polish culture, crafts, dance and songs for children and opportunities for adults with the Village Folk Singers. New members welcome. Occurs every Thursday. Call for location. 6-8 p.m. Free.

And the Rest is History Book Club. Public Library, Austintown branch, 600 South Raccoon Road, 44515; 330-744-8636. Read a sizzling, red-hot history book lately? We would love to hear all the juicy details. Join the Library for informal discussions covering all areas of history, including historic eras, people, places, and things. For adults. 6 p.m.

MetroMutts: Pet First Aid. Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, Classroom A, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield, 44406; 330-702-3000. The Learning Dog Trainer Katie Costello and Dr. Sam Costello, DVM present how to keep pets healthy and safe. Learn to recognize, respond to and prevent life-threatening situations. Please leave pets at home. MetroMutts members $5; not-yet-members $10. Register/pay at FNC by Feb. 2. Additional fee after deadline.  6 p.m.

Weekly: Recovery Group. Warren Revival Center Fellowship Hall, 4400 W. Market St., Leavittsburg; 330-898-4295. This class uses “Celebrate Recovery” material for individuals facing addiction. Open to all. Thursdays. 6:30-8 p.m. Free.

Family Storytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension 206. Come as a family to enjoy stories and activities for big kids, little kids, and the young at heart. Fun for families with children ages 3 to 12. 6:30 p.m., Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25.

O.A.R. W.D. Packard Music Hall, 1704 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren, 44483; 1-800-745-3000 and http://www.packardmusichall.com. 8 p.m. $42-$36.50, plus applicable service fees.

music @ night

Magic Tree. John Reese Project.  Jazz. 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Vintage Estate. Steve Vuich. Open mike. 8-11 p.m.

Friday 5

Garden Guide Training. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. If you like to be outdoors, if you love plants, and would be willing to share your enthusiasm for both, then you should volunteer as a Garden Guide. Training includes interpretive methods, leading tours, safety, and engaging visitors in the Gardens. Call Lynn at 330-740-7116, extension 211 for additional information. Occurs Feb. 5, March 11 and April 1. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Groundhogs. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Ages 2-3. Do wild groundhogs really wake up on Feb. 2 like Punxsutawney Phil? Children and parents will learn all about these famous ground dwellers. Register/pay by Feb. 3. 10-11 a.m. $4 R; $6 NR. Additional fee after deadline.

Babytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension 206. For infants ages 6 to 18 months with a parent or caregiver. Short stories, fingerplays, and simple songs. Registration is required. 11 a.m., Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26.

Preschool Storytime. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; 330-856-2011. Preschool Storytime features stories and a craft related to a weekly theme and reinforces the development of early literacy skills. For children ages 3 to 5. Feb. 5, 12, 19 . 11 a.m.

Steven Curtis Chapman. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 44504; 330-259-0555. http://www.stambaughauditorium.com. Steven Curtis Chapman is a Dove and Grammy Award winning Christian artist. He has 58 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, five Grammy Awards, and 47 No. 1 singles. His debut album, “The Great Adventure,” was released in 1992. Since then, he is approaching 11 million albums sold. No. 1 songs include “Do Everything,” “Yours,” “All Things New,” “Much of You,” “All About Love,” “Live Out Loud,” and more. 7:30 p.m. $40-20.

music @ night

Brewtus Brewing Co. County Mayo. 8 p.m..

Frieda’s. Howard and the Point Five Band. 6 p.m.

Magic Tree. Songbird Lumberjack.  7:30-10:30 p.m.

Pressed. Open Mike Night. 6 p.m.

Selah. Dan Shapiro. 6:30 p.m.

Vintage Estate. Mike Edgerly. 8-11 p.m.

Saturday 6

Weekly: Northside Farmers Market. Elm and Baldwin streets., Youngstown; 330-518-6971. Features seasonal produce, baked goods, demonstrations, canned goods, and coffees. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

Advanced Master Gardener Series II. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. The Advanced Master Gardener Series II classes are for anyone who has already completed a Master Gardener program. Register/pay by Feb. 4. Occurs Feb. 6, May 21, Aug. and Nov. 5. 10 a.m.-noon. $56/series; $16/class.

Tabletop Saturday for Teens. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807. Bring along your friends and your favorite board or card games, or play some of ours. For teens in grades 7 to 12. 1-4 p.m.

Saplings: Eco-Friendly Sweetheart. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. Ages 6 and older. Create a heart-felt decoration in an eco-friendly way. Register/pay by Feb. 4. 2-3:30 p.m. $10.

Super Saturday. Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Main Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-399-8807, extension 206. Kids in kindergarten to grade 6 can wear their favorite football team jersey or colors for a Big Game party at the library. Registration is required. 2 p.m.

Anansi’s Magical Tales with Rory Rennick. Public Library, Newport branch, 3730 Market St., Youngstown, 44507; 330-744-8636. Rory Rennick shares stories about West African folklore trickster, Anansi the Spider. Interactive fun for kids of all ages. No reservations needed. 2 p.m.

The Pops: Disney In Concert — Tales As Old As Time. DeYor Performing Arts Center/Edward W. Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-0264 and http://www.youngstownsymphony.com. This is the final Pops concert of the 2015-16 season. The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and vocalists will perform against the backdrop of screened scenes from Disney animated films. 8 p.m.

music @ night

Brewtus Brewing Co. Junction Pa. 8-11 p.m.

Brickhouse. OGB, 9 p.m.

Frieda’s. Howard and the Point Five Band. 6 p.m.

Magic Tree. Late Night D.J. DrewTony. 10-11:59 p.m.

Selah. Barbara Knight. 6:30 p.m.

Up a Creek. Diamonds, Ruckus. 8 p.m.

SUNDAY 7

Check into Chess. Public Library, Boardman Branch, 7680 Glenwood Ave., 44512; 330-744-8636. Join the Library as they play chess this afternoon. If you would like to learn to play, the Library will be happy to teach you. For teens and adults. 1:30 p.m.

Pre-Game Hike. Ford Nature Education Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. Plan to indulge during tonight’s big game? Burn off some calories beforehand with Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Jim Thornton. During this hike around Lake Glacier, the group even cross a football field. Moderate, 4 miles. 2-4 p.m.

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